Wednesday, June 3, 2015

dVerse/ Shamedfaced

Shamefaced

somewhere                      in my house                                   behind the furniture

or in the hearth                under the firewood                         somewhere is a shy guest

he is singing his song           for all to hear                                       i cover my ears

still it is the same song         i can not understand the words         nor do i know

who he sings to            i wish he would sing elsewhere          his song is pleasant enough

but it is the repetition            i no longer wish to hear                    if you find him

he is black and shamefaced                                     tiny cricket


June 3, 2014   

15 comments:

  1. Those crickets can be noisy, singing the same song ~

    Thanks for joining in Annell ~ Have a good week ~

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  2. I was half-way through before I guess your visitor... loved the bit of drama in this... thanks for sharing

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  4. Ha. A cricket got into our basement the other summer, we were sleeping down there that summer because it was so much cooler. I remember hunting the little singer at abour 2 in the morning, because he was driving me crazy.

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  5. Ah poor old crickets, just being themselves I guess. But then when its bed time, yes that can be a problem!
    Nice piece!

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  6. Thankfully I've yet to have any of those kind of visitors... smiles

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  7. Your blog is fab!
    Would you like us to follow eachother on GFC and keep in touch?
    I'd like us to support eachother :-)
    xo from Italy,
    Sonia Verardo
    http://www.trenchcollection.com/

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  8. Ah, cute little cricket singing his heart out....hopefully he can be found and assisted out into his lost meadow, to your mutual relief. LOL. Set Ward on him!!!!!

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    1. Since they are shy, they are hard to find....and they never seem to tire of singing their song.

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  9. I wonder if the song of the cricket is really that wonderful or if it keeps you up at night,

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    1. Yes, they can! They are best outside.

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  10. Those crickets can be quite noisy, 'tis true, but they probably think the same of you. ;) Peace, Linda

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  11. Smiles. I do love crickets and it's a good thing because we have them in abundance--both here and in the desert.

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  12. I love this.

    "behind the furniture

    or in the hearth under the firewood somewhere is a shy guest"

    I really enjoy your style.

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